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Itinerary

You will be picked up at hotel lobby at 8:00am by your assigned English speaking tour guide. A comfortable vehicle (non-smoking) with an experienced driver will be ready for you to explore Beijing.

Your tour starts with visit to the Tian’anmen Square, the world’s largest public square. Explore the sites around the square with opportunities to take some amazing pictures.

Then you will venture northward to the Tian’anmen Rostrum guarded by the enormous and portrait of Mao for all to see and what has universally been photographed all over the world.

Next, the magnificent Forbidden City, the largest Imperial Palace in the world. You will spend 1.5 to 2 hours wandering around this amazing example of Imperial architecture and learning about the history of the palace.

After that, drive around 1 hours to the village near the Mutianyu section Wall and enjoy lunch at the local Chinese restaurant. (Dishes will be ordered on the spot according to your choice at the certain budget)

Then drive around 30mins to the Mutianyu Wall which is less crowded section. You will have your choice of taking the cable car or chair lift up the breathtaking wall and spend a leisurely 1 to 2 hours hiking up and down the various sections exploring the Watch Towers and marveling at the construction and beauty of the renown and legendary Wall. You then have the option of an exhilarating toboggan ride back down or simply return the way you came with cable car.

(Pls note the chairlift up and toboggan down the wall or cable up and cable down the wall is included. If you choose to take the cable car up and toboggan down the wall it’s extra 60CNY per person you just pay on your own on the spot)

Locations visited
Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)
Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
Mutianyu Great Wall
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Overview

This is the ideal tour for travelers with limited time in Beijing. Take the stress out of organizing transport and planning an itinerary by having everything arranged for you. You’ll see multiple UNESCO World Heritage Sites—including the Great Wall of China, and you’ll also visit Tiananmen Square, and the Forbidden City. Conveniently, transport, lunch, and entrance tickets are all included.

Highlights
  • See three top attractions in a day including Tiananmen Square

  • Visit a less crowded section of the Great Wall—Mutianyu

  • Stress-free day with round-trip private transport included

  • A delicious lunch at a local Chinese restaurant is included

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Beijing and the Wall in One Day

This was an eight (8) hour tour from our hotel to Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and then 1.5-2 hour drive to the Mutianyu Great Wall. The driver and Lena, our guide, arrived early and were ready to go. Lena was open to discussion on...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great day with Amanda

I booked this tour, my third of three with Catherine Lu this week, and was not disappointed! We did a one-day tour with Amanda, who was extremely knowledgeable and professional. In one busy day we saw Tiananmen, the Forbidden City, and the Wall. Learned lots...More

Thank drewasimon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Very professional!

We booked an one day tour, it was very well organized. Pickup was on time, everything was arranged in advance including lunch. Our guide (Sonia) was very good. As we only had 1 day, without this tour for sure we could not have managed to...More

Thank Botond S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Perfect Day Out

Booked the 8 hour day trip to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Great Wall (Mutianyu Section). Originally we had trouble booking through Tripadvisror so I decided to find Catherine Lu Tours direct on their website, I emailed them and overnight got a response that they...More

Thank SimonR745
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile
The best of Beijing!

As a business traveler I seldom have time enough to see sites but to leave Beijing without seeing anything would have been a shame. This tour company and my guide Joyce came recommended by a colleague and I would happily recommend both to anyone looking...More

Thank Rebekah F
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Agreed. The guide and driver met me at my hotel too. I was at XinYuan hotel so uncertain what ring that was. Catherine Lu tours was the one I used and was excellent.
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